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TIP Sheets

Welcome to the online TIP ("To Insure Progress") Sheets!

The Center for Academic Success is proud to offer an online TIP Sheet system that provides quick and easy access to useful skills and study strategies for students. As you can see by the list of TIP Sheet topics on the left, these resources are categorized into the following areas:

  • WRITING SKILLS: PUNCTUATION
  • WRITING SKILLS: GRAMMAR and SENTENCE STRUCTURE
  • WRITING SKILLS: STYLE, PURPOSE, and STRATEGY
  • WRITING SKILLS: RESEARCH and RESOURCES
  • STUDY and TEST-TAKING STRATEGIES
  • READING STRATEGIES
  • CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS

By clicking on any topic on the left, you will reach a page of information.

Special thanks go to Rosemary McKeever, CAS English Tutor and Instructional Aide, who has spent countless hours researching and writing most of the updated TIP Sheets.

Thanks as well to Stan Kane and Vickilee Gunn, CAS English Tutors and Instructional Aides, who have also contributed their writing, research, and editing skills to this ongoing project.

We are especially grateful to Donna Lenhoff, Butte College Emeritus Faculty, for developing all the original TIP Sheets, thus making this valuable resource available for all students and faculty.

Instructors who would like to order multiple copies of a TIP Sheet for their students, or who have comments or suggestions specific to TIP sheets should contact Ann Shannon, Learning Resource Specialist: shannonan@butte.edu, 895-2306, LRC 213.

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